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    Exclusive: 'Silent Storm' Star Damian Lewis Brings Intensity to London Film Fest (Video)

    As the BFI London Film Festival kicks off Wednesday night, watch for the full-blooded romantic drama 'The Silent Storm,' starring Damian Lewis. Read our exclusive interview with director Corinna McFarlane and watch clips from the film.

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    'Inner Demons': Anatomy of a New Indie Paradigm, Watch Scary Clips

    Watch two new clips from IFC Midnight's supernatural chiller 'Inner Demons,' now in select theaters and on VOD, produced by indie Robin Schorr, who realized that she could greenlight a microbudget movie after a short gestation period out of her development fund. "What was so thrilling about making y...

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    Rick Smolan Lived Inside 'Tracks,' Photographed In Living Color

    The movie "Tracks" is based on an unbelievable true story that was well-read around the world in a stunning 32-page cover spread in National Geographic shot by 28-year-old Rick Smolan. For years, the photographer would check in with his subject, Robyn Davidson, who in 1977 trekked 1700 miles across ...

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    'Boardwalk Empire' Showrunner Terence Winter Preps Final Season

    Back 2007, veteran TV writer Terence Winter first met with Martin Scorsese to talk about creating what became the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire," about a month before Leonardo DiCaprio and Warner Bros. snatched the rights to Jordan Belfort's memoir "The Wolf of Wall Street."

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    'Escobar: Paradise Lost' Chemistry Served Hutcherson & Del Toro: "Benicio seduced me"

    At Sunday's Zurich Film Festival press conference for "Escobar: Paradise Lost," Josh Hutcherson described how daunting it felt to act alongside Benicio Del Toro as Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. "I let Benicio intimidate me in the scenes and that kind of worked on its own," said a smiling Hutche...

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    How 'Boxtrolls' Composer Marianelli Waltzes Through Stop-Motion Steampunk Madness

    Oscar-winning composer Dario Marianelli ("Atonement") didn't hesitate to work on the Victorian steampunk madness of "The Boxtrolls." He loves the way the animators at Laika conjure "the surreal, the dark, the grotesque, and the comedic."

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    How 'Jimi: All Is By My Side''s Ridley and Benjamin Found Hendrix in London

    John Ridley has been honing his craft for years, apprenticing with John Wells on 'Third Watch,' through multiple movie scripts ('U-Turn,' 'Red Tails') and television series ('Barbershop,' 'Platinum') to his first feature 'Cold Around the Heart.' He wrote the Oscar-winning script for '12 Years a Slav...

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    NYFF: Ethan Hawke Introduces 'Seymour'

    The self-effacing musical Yoda at the center of “Seymour: An Introduction” sat down on stage with New York Film Festival programmer Kent Jones following the film’s press screening at Lincoln Center Friday, and admitted that when he first heard the name of his director -- Ethan Hawke -- he said, “Who...

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    David Fincher Reveals His 'Life in Pictures,' from Fighting Studios to Multiple Takes

    In London Friday night, "Gone Girl" director David Fincher took to the stage at BAFTA’s Piccadilly HQ to discuss his 30-year career in film, commercials and music videos, for the "A Life In Pictures" series, with topics ranging from his job, aged 15, as a “non-union projectionist” in a small movie t...

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    Watch: Viggo Mortensen Loves Patricia Highsmith in 'Two Faces of January'

    Viggo Mortensen talks about how he chooses projects and worked with rookie director Hossein Amini and his costars Kirsten Dunst and Oscar Isaac on "The Two Faces of January," a delightfully twisted "chess game" of a triangle relationship.

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